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Lutsen's cutest vacation rental 1 mile from the ski hills!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Lake Superior & Lutsen mountain view. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, (Sleeps 2 - 8)

Top ten reasons to choose our home for your trip 'Up north'

10. It's just so cute and comfortable.

9. Everyone loves it - we get rave reviews!

8. Close to all that's fun to do in Lutsen & Cook County

7. Coffee on the covered deck, grilling on the front deck

6. Walk or bike down to Lake Superior's shore

5. Nights under the stars around a private camp fire

4. Parking at the front door, no parking lot trudge with luggage

3. Easy to book and no keys to pick up or lose track of

2. North Shore Winery is on the other side of Lodge Lane!

1. Only home on Lodge Lane with views of both Lake Superior & Lutsen Mountains

Who needs the hassles and expense of flying when you can drive someplace spectacular in just a few hours? Hop in the car and head 'up north', it's a beautiful drive and there's no extra charge for your luggage!

Hundreds of miles of spectacular hiking trails criss cross the forests and mountains. Mountain biking and horseback riding are available at the top of the hill. Kids of all ages will love the Alpine Slide just up the road. Ride the new 8 passenger Gondola to the top of Moose Mountain and have lunch on the deck of the chalet, it's a spectacular view! Golfers, Superior National Golf course offers 27 holes of beautiful scenery and challenging golf right across Ski Hill Road. Bikers, the newest section of the Gitchi-Gami State trail is just a 1/4 of a mile down Ski Hill Road. Enjoy a smooth ride along the lake, over the waterfalls in Temperance River Park and all the way to Cross River. Walk to our newest neighbor, the North Shore WInery, right across Lodge Lane.

Enjoy a charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath private home as your home base in this recreational paradise. Lutsen's ski hills are just a mile up Ski Hill Road, you can see the ski runs from the master bedroom window. This is the best skiing in Midwest! Cross country ski, snowshoe or take dog sled and sleigh rides along Lake Superior at nearby Lutsen Resort. Miles of scenic snowmobile trails through Superior National Forest accessible directly from our home.

Our home was professionally decorated and it's very comfortably furnished. The master bedroom suite offers a private retreat after a hard day at play. There's a whirlpool for two and a private bath and every window offers a beautiful view of mountains, trees or Lake Superior.

Set in Superior National Forest with no buildings behind it to block the view. Every window that faces the lake has a view of the lake as does the covered deck and screen porch. There's a fire ring to gather around for evenings under the stars and let me tell you, they are spectacular here. It's the ideal vacation home for families and friends. Close to everything you love about the north shore, but away from the busy resorts.

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Jo

If you have never tried snowshoeing, you don't know what you are missing! We are often the only people out on the trails and we can go anywhere we can hike, no need for a groomed trail. The beauty of the area is always there but there's something really special about seeing it all coated in snow. The bare trees allow for views you don't see in the summer. Strap on some snowshoes on your next winter trip and see for yourself, it's amazing!

Jo purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Jo chose Minnesota

We go to the north shore as often as we can, sometimes several times a year. We finally decided owning a home 'up north' made sense for us so we bought a vacation home in Lutsen. Of all the areas along the north shore, Lutsen has the most activities nearby making it a great place to go for an active vacation. We love to hike, snowshoe, golf and of course, watch the 'big lake', all of which we can do within 1/2 a mile of our home.

What makes this cabin unique

Our home is one of only 12 homes that share 20 acres, it's not part of a resort so it's quiet and private but still really close to everything we love to do in Lutsen. We appreciate being out on our screen porch or deck and seeing trees and the lake, not other buildings. What made us fall in love with it is the decor. The home was built in 2001 and decorated right after September 11th so the builder's professional decorators chose a red and white and blue color scheme, it's very colorful and so unique. When we say it's cute, it really is, people love staying here.

Guestbook comments from the owner


We have returned to Kansas and it is over 100 here today, not the beautiful Minnesota weather we have

grown used to this last week. A wonderful stay was had by all and hopefully, we will get to return sometime in the future.

Thank you for sharing your cozy cabin with us. We will be sure to pass the info to any of our friends who may be heading your way.

Thanks again,

Aug 2010
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Lutsen Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private 3/4 master bath + whirlpool tub for two
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom on upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Second main floor bedroom
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa in living room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Main floor bedroom
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed. One main floor bedroom has a double bed. One main floor bedroom has twin beds that can be pushed together if desired. The living room sofa is a queen size sleeper sofa.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Screen porch, covered and open decks, ski lockers, outdoor fire ring


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Lutsen's cutest vacation rental 1 mile from the ski hills!
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 77 reviews

Great Loving Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful stay in the cabin and love the space for the family of 4 we spent there. The place is well kept and fully furnished with everything. We will definitely return to Superior.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Well maintained. Very comfortable to sleep 8. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We came up Memorial Weekend and loved our stay. We came as a group of 6 friends. The location was great as we did a hike on the Superior Hiking Trail, were able to walk to the winery, did the alpine slide, and drove into Grand Marais for a day. The cabin was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a great weekend. Thanks for helping us have a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

This house is in the perfect location for Lutsen activities. It had everything we needed for an enjoyable ski vacation. We would recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

The only reason I didn't give this home 5 stars is because of the issue we had with the coffee pot(s). The home is spacious and the kitchen is well equipped. Jo was wonderful to work with and is going to replace the coffee pot.


  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry that you had an issue with the coffeemaker, it is so new I hadn't even used it yet so I wasn't aware that the design of the pot caused it to dribble, you are the first person to mention it. A new one is on it's way, one with 12 cup capacity, as you requested.
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Perfect place for six skiers.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were just what we needed for a long ski weekend for six adults. Having three private bedrooms and two full baths was ideal. The home is well maintained and comfortable. It had everything we needed to prepare all our meals. The location was perfect as well. So close to the ski hills, and within walking distance of the winery!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Alpine Slide
"Located just up Ski Hill Road from our home, this is great fun! When the season allows for ..."
Papa Charlie's Saloon & Grill
"Fabulous view of the mountains, good food, great live music all 1/2 a mile away at the top o..."
Cascade River State Park
"The star of the show in this beautiful park is the Cascade River's amazing waterfalls. Hike..."
Temperance River State Park
"You have to take a short hike inland to get the full impact of this must see stop, it's wort..."
Superior National Golf
"Enjoy 27 holes of spectacular golf across Ski Hill Road. I don't even golf and this is one ..."
Gitchi-Gami State Trail
"The newest section of the Gitch-Gami State Trail just opened and it's just down Ski Hill Roa..."
Sydney's Frozen Yogurt
"Open seasonally, this is our favorite destination for a cool summer treat. Their custard is..."
Gunflint Tavern
"This is our favorite place to eat when we take a day trip to Grand Marais 20 miles from Luts..."
Lutsen Mountains
"The Lutsen Mountain Ski and Summer Resort offers year around recreation. It's the best down..."
World's Best Donuts
"How can you resist a place that brags of the World's Best Donuts? We can't. If you are in ..."
Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Duluth is closest or Minneapolis is 4 hours south
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Papa Charlies, Lutsen Resort
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Across the road from Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 61
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Lutsen Resort, Moguls, Papa Charlies nearby
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Lutsen Mountains
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Lake Superior
Nearest Point of Interest
Lutsen Mountains
Nearest Point of Interest
Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Lutsen Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
New bike path
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Superior
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest place for groceries
Car: necessary

The newest section of the Gitchi-Gami State Trail was just completed and it starts just down Ski Hill Road from our home. Now you can bike or walk on a dedicated asphalt path all the way to Schroeder!

More big news, the Caribou Express high speed chair lift will be installed for the 2013/14 ski season!

Coming soon! North Shore Winery and micro brewery is being built across from our home. We will add an update here when it opens.

Enjoy a sleigh ride, sled dog ride, cross country skiing, or snowshoeing along Lake Superior's North Shore at Lutsen Resort less than 1/2 a mile away. Sleigh rides are also available at Cascade Lodge.


Rates & Availability

Lutsen Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall quiet time
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas to New Year's
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.38%

Request a quote if your stay is over a national holiday, Lutsen 99er or MEA weekends, rates are higher for these dates and instant quote will not be accurate.
Some holidays may require 3 a night minimum stay.
Thursday/Friday or Saturday/Sunday stays - both nights will be at weekend rate.
Rates are subject to change. Note: if the tax rate changes after your reservation is made but before the final payment is due, the total will be adjusted, up or down, to reflect the accurate tax rate at the time of your stay.
Half of the rent total is due with reservation, balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival.
Deposit will be refunded less $75 cancellation fee with 30 days notice of cancellation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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